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|The term coevolution is used to describe cases where two (or more) species reciprocally affect each other's evolution. So for example, an |
|evolutionary change in the morphology of a plant, might affect the morphology of an herbivore that eats the plant, which in turn might |
|affect the evolution of the plant, which might affect the evolution of the herbivore...and so on. |
|Coevolution is likely to happen when different species have close ecological interactions with one another. These ecological relationships |
|Predator/prey and parasite/host |
|Competitive species |
|Mutualistic species... [continues]
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